The Legislative Assembly of British Columbia is the deliberative assembly of the Parliament of British Columbia, in the province of British Columbia, Canada. The Legislative Assembly meets in Victoria. Members are elected from provincial ridings and are referred to as Members of the Legislative Assembly. Bills passed by the legislature are given royal assent by Elizabeth II, Queen of Canada, represented by the Lieutenant Governor of British Columbia; the current Parliament is the 41st Parliament. The most recent general election was the British Columbia general election held on May 9, 2017; the next election is scheduled to be held on October 16, 2021, if the legislative assembly is not to be dissolved earlier. Proceedings of the Legislative Assembly are broadcast to cable viewers in the province by Hansard Broadcasting Services. Speaker of the Legislative Assembly of British Columbia: Darryl Plecas Deputy speaker.
The 48th International Film Festival of India was held on 20 to 28 November 2017 in Goa. "Celebrating the Future of Cinema" was set as the festival's theme and registrations were opened in early October 2017. Filmmaker Sujoy Ghosh, appointed head of the jury of the Indian panorama section, resigned from the position on 14 November after alleging that the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting, that co-organizes the festival, dropped two films S Durga and Nude from screening in the Indian Panorama section, despite being chosen by the jury and without consulting them. Two other members Apurva Asrani and Gyan Correa quit the jury the following day. Best Film: Golden Peacock Award: BPM by Robin Campillo Best Director: Vivian Qu for Angels Wear White Best Debut Film of a Director: Kiro Russo for Dark Skull Best Male Actor: Nahuel Pérez Biscayart for BPM Best Female Actor: Parvathy for Take Off ICFT UNESCO Gandhi Medal: Kshitij Kumar for A Horizon Special Jury Award: Mahesh Narayanan for Take Off Lifetime Achievement Award: Atom Egoyan Indian Film Personality of the Year: Amitabh Bachchan Suresh Heblikar and actor Rahul Rawail, film director Satarupa Sanyal, film director, actress and social activist Gopi Desai, film director and actress Nishikant Kamat, filmmaker Merlvin Mukhim and film producer Nikkhil Advani, Film producer and screenwriter Hari Viswanath, film director and producer Sachin Chatte, film critic Ruchi Narain, film director and screenwriter Sudhir Mishra, film director and screenwriter.
Nine James Bond films were chosen to be featured to celebrate "over 50 years of James Bond's legacy". Dr. No Goldfinger On Her Majesty's Secret Service The Spy Who Loved Me Octopussy Licence to Kill GoldenEye The World Is Not Enough Skyfall Three committees — Preview and Technical — were constituted by the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting prior to inviting films for the festival; the Preview Committee, headed by filmmaker Vivek Agnihotri was set up to shortlist films for the festival. Filmmakers Jahnu Barua and Nagesh Kukunoor were named conveners of the Steering and Technical Committees. A Steering Committee was set up composed of noted entertainment industry professionals: Jahnu Barua, convener Shoojit Sircar Shaji N. Karun Anand Gandhi Piyush Pandey Prasoon Joshi Siddharth Roy Kapur Vani Tripathi Tikoo Meren Imchen Ashwiny Iyer Tiwari Bharat Bala Director, National Film Development Corporation of India A 40-member Film Preview Committee was set up to "enhance the involvement of the Indian film industry".
Its members included: Vivek Agnihotri, filmmaker.
Victor Glaentzlin is a French professional footballer who plays as a centre-forward for Sochaux. Glaentzlin's career began with Sochaux, he firstly featured for the club's reserve team, making his debut on 28 May 2016 in a home defeat to Jura Sud. In total, he made nine appearances without scoring in 2015–16 and 2016–17. In his third campaign, 2017–18, Glaentzlin netted twelve goals in twenty fixtures. In July 2018, Glaentzlin was promoted into Sochaux's first-team squad after being an unused substitute for their 2018–19 Ligue 2 opener against Grenoble. A week on 3 August 2018, Glaentzlin made his professional debut during a defeat to Valenciennes; as of 10 August 2019